Category Archives: Safety

Fire Protection: Does Your Family Have an Escape Plan?

Posted on: August 7, 2019

According to the National Fire Protection Association , in 2012 there were an estimated 365,000 reported home structure fires and 2,380 associated civilian deaths in the United States.  These numbers are staggering and all too preventable.  When facing a fire, it is vital that everyone is on the same page and clearly understands the escape route. Remember, in […]

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5 EASY WAYS TO STAY SAFE DURING SUMMER STORMS

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Lightning occurs during storms when there’s an imbalance in electrical charges between the clouds and the earth. Electrical charges located near the ground called streamers attract opposing charges in the sky. The two charges race toward one another, often reaching speeds of up to 200,000 mph. When the two charges collide, they create a lightning strike that […]

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Detecting the “Silent Killer” aka Carbon Monoxide

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a stealthy culprit and can easily go undetected in your home potentially leading to serious problems.  Even death.  According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on average, about 170 people die per year in the United States from carbon monoxide poisoning.  Known to be one of the leading […]

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Carbon monoxide detectors often go unnoticed. Similar to smoke detectors, they’re always working, but homeowners scarcely interact with them. However, carbon monoxide is tasteless, odorless, and colorless, so our chance of identifying it on our own is virtually non-existent. Where Does Carbon Monoxide Come From? Most of the time, carbon monoxide comes from a lack […]

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